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estranged Explained

estranged at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[es'treındʒd]

estranged at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 sb's estranged husband/wife: someone's husband or wife whom they are no longer living with, used especially in newspaper reports//
2 no longer seeing or talking to a relative or good friend, because of an argument: estranged from// --Mill became estranged from his family after the marriage.//
3 no longer feeling any connection with something that used to be important in your life: alienated// estranged from// --young adults who feel estranged from the church// -- estrangement n [U and C] //

estranged at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

27 Moby Thesaurus words for "estranged":
alienated, detached, disaffected, disarticulated, disassociated,
disconnected, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed,
disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, dissociated, disunited, divided,
divorced, irreconcilable, isolated, removed, scattered, segregated,
separated, sequestered, shut off, torn, withdrawn

estranged at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Hostility): inimical, unfriendly, hostile, bitter, at variance, on bad terms, estranged, alienated, disaffected, irreconcilable.

estranged at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (formal)
1 [usually before noun] no longer living with your husband or wife:
his estranged wife Emma * She is attempting to contact her estranged husband to break the news.
2 ~ (from sb) no longer friendly, loyal or in contact with sb:
He became estranged from his family after the argument. * Formerly close friends, they had been estranged from each other for many years.
3 ~ (from sth) no longer involved in or connected with sth, especially sth that used to be important to you:
She felt estranged from her former existence.

estranged at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (formal)
1 [usually before noun] no longer living with your husband or wife:
his estranged wife Emma * She is attempting to contact her estranged husband to break the news.
2 ~ (from sb) no longer friendly, loyal or in contact with sb:
He became estranged from his family after the argument. * Formerly close friends, they had been estranged from each other for many years.
3 ~ (from sth) no longer involved in or connected with sth, especially sth that used to be important to you:
She felt estranged from her former existence.

Estranged at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Estrange \Es*trange"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estranged}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Estranging}.] [OF. estrangier to remove, F.
['e]tranger, L. extraneare to treat as a stranger, from
extraneus strange. See {Strange}.]
1. To withdraw; to withhold; hence, reflexively, to keep at a
distance; to cease to be familiar and friendly with.

We must estrange our belief from everything which is
not clearly and distinctly evidenced. --Glanvill.

Had we . . . estranged ourselves from them in things
indifferent. --Hooker.

2. To divert from its original use or purpose, or from its
former possessor; to alienate.

They . . . have estranged this place, and have
burned incense in it unto other gods. --Jer. xix. 4.

3. To alienate the affections or confidence of; to turn from
attachment to enmity or indifference.

I do not know, to this hour, what it is that has
estranged him from me. --Pope.

He . . . had pretended to be estranged from the
Whigs, and had promised to act as a spy upon them.
--Macaulay.

estranged at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

estranged
adj : caused to be unloved [syn: {alienated}]

estranged at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

estranged
  • Inter: past of » estrange
    1. : She estranged her husband by not talking to him for over a year.

      Adjective

      Inter: en-ad » j


  • Having become a stranger, of one who formerly was close, as a relative, friend, lover, or spouse.

    Usage notes

    A relatively formal term, the more colloquial alternative is “to not talk”, as in “I don’t talk to my mother”. A semi-formal alternative is Inter: term » not on speaking terms|lang=en.

    Synonyms

    * alienated

    Coordinate terms

    * separated

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » having become a stranger
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|arabic|sc=Arab
    • Finnish: etääntynyt, vieraantunut
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|french


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|fremmedgjort
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|отуђен|tr=otuđen|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » estranged
    Translation: et » estranged
    Translation: fa » estranged
    Translation: fr » estranged
    Translation: ko » estranged
    Translation: kn » estranged
    Translation: mg » estranged
    Translation: my » estranged
    Translation: oc » estranged
    Translation: fi » estranged
    Translation: ta » estranged
    Translation: te » estranged
    Translation: uk » estranged
    Translation: vi » estranged
    Translation: zh » estranged